Joe Richard “Dick” Granger

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Joe Richard “Dick” Granger, 89, of Stella, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Freeman Hospital in Neosho.

He was born March 3, 1930, in Oklahoma, the son of Faye and Lola (Evans) Granger. In 1947, he was united in marriage to Wanda Blevins, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; two sons, Danny Granger and Ricky Granger; two brothers, Faye Granger Jr. and Bub Granger and one sister, Connie White.

Survivors include: three sons, Richard Granger and his wife Millie of Neosho, Bill Granger and his wife Linda of Wheaton, and Benny Granger of Springfield; two daughters, Scherry Divine and her husband Darrell of Stella, and Tammy Wecker and her husband Gerald of Pierce City; one sister, Bonnie Fullerton and her husband Bud of Granby; 21 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

He grew up and received his education in Stella. Graveside services were held Tuesday, April 23, at Macedonia Cemetery in Stella, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton.

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